What to Expect: Spend a week playing and learning about chess with the UMBC Chess Program & Silver Knights! our summer chess camp has taught tens of thousands of children including national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn and have fun! Chess summer campers are broken up in groups by skill level. Each camper receives a T-shirt and a tournament-style chess set. Activities include learning the rules, openings, tactics, endgames, studying master games, and playing lots of games against other students. Campers will take breaks for snacks and fresh air, and full-day campers have lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00.